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Dec 10, 2013 1:05am PST
tribute to the life of nelson mandela. as you described, world leaders, they're shown on the screen from time to time. people roaring their approval as they see one after another enter the stadium. and this is a stadium that has just been filled with song. with music. the south african liberation movement was a revolution in song and there are times it feels this whole stadium is one vast choir and an excellent one as well. well. you asked about it here, you can join in, there's no question about it. it's that kind of day, despite the rain. in african tradition, i'm told rain at a funeral means the person was blessed. it's been pouring here in soweto. and there's no doubt that nelson mandela is a blessing to south africa and to the world. that's what we're seeing here. it is a thrill to be here, no question about it. through this cold and soaking rain. the spirit of the place, warming this event, without question. george? >> i think we'll hope that it rains all day long there in south africa. let's go outside the stadium, as well. alex marquardt is there. alex, 100 world leaders in that
Dec 7, 2013 1:05am PST
extended family. >> nelson mandela said your son was an icon. >> he was, yep. totally. i'm any soap sorry he never saw this. yeah, i think we would be quite proud. >> i'm david muir, for "nightline." >> a small boy with an enormous legacy. our thanks to david muir. thank you for watching abc news. tune in to "good morning america" tomorrow. and as always, we're online at abc have of a wonderful and peaceful weekend. good night. ♪ ♪ breaking stories. the man held captive in north korea and a free man. >> here at home, as wet weather moves in several homes are flooded tonight after a watermain break. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama dates. >> the watermain broke at the top of 7 hills drive. >> alan wang is there live for us tonight. alan, what a mess. >> yeah, dan and ama, this is one of the homes that was caught in the flood of water that came cascading down from the top of the hill. about the only thing firefighters could do is take what they could and dig trenches to divert the water. let me show you what it looked like shortly after the call came in around 7:00 tonight. it
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am PST
worship to celebrate the life of nelson mandela. today's national day of prayer kicked off a series of memorials leading up to mandela's burial. president obama and first lady michelle obama will leave for africa tomorrow. they will join former president jimmy carter, bill clinton and george w. bush at a national memorial service on tuesday. >>> back here in the bay area, people began signing a memorial bo memorial book at skyline memorial park in san mateo county. you can sign the book until the end of the month. the cemetery plans to send it to mandela's family in south africa. another book of condolences will be available at san francisco city hall starting tomorrow. >>> thousands paid tribute to "fast and furious" star paul walker at the site he died at the car crash. they added items to an already large memorial in los angeles. local car clubs organized the gathering via the social media. the sheriff estimated 5,000 people attended and some even cruised by the crash site in their own sports cars. you. >>> legal trouble for hiker aaron ralston who was portrayed in the movie "127
Dec 6, 2013 1:05am PST
♪ what you are baby i got ♪ what you need do you know i got it ♪ >> no question about it. nelson mandela is already one of the most quoted men on the planet. his words helped bring an end to apartheid and still inspire those fighting injustice today. >> we are here because you took the humane decision that you could not ignore. the inhumanity represented by the apartheid system. we have never doubted in our minds, even during the blackest hour, that eventually we would win. >> even as we celebrate, let us remind ourselves that our work is far from finished. where there is poverty and sickness, including aids, where human beings are being oppressed, there is more work to be done. >> i have completely retired. i have no influence. i am now a has-been. don't call me. i'll call you. your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy,
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